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Old 08-11-2022, 03:38 PM   #21
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While at rally, Lippert is having a training course on sliderooms. We have a group going. Sounds like it’s just a matter of time. Good write up on the Schwintech system.
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Old 08-11-2022, 03:49 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by Foldbak View Post
FLRV service department told me that as of this week Keystone is no longer installing schwintek slides.
Good God, what bizarre system are they using next? Cable slides have issues, Schwintek has issues, the only one that seemed to work for a long time with only a few issues is hydraulic. Maybe they are going back to them? Or maybe it is Linear Actuator time? (my friends Luxe has them).
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Old 08-11-2022, 06:56 PM   #23
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My vote is to go all hydraulic, generally seems to have fewer problems and only one system instead of two.
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Old 08-11-2022, 07:39 PM   #24
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Well rack and pinion is out so my guess cable? Personally hydraulic would be my choice. The newer trailers don't have carpet so if the cylinders were to leak is would be a reasonably easy clean up... the problem as I see it is a full on hydraulic 4 or 5 slide and 3 point leveling system would be a plumbing nightmare! Almost need two completely separate systems.
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Old 08-17-2022, 07:53 AM   #25
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Video from another RV owner.. Keystone Alpine with slide stuck in with Schwintek slide system.OP has a pretty good video of how he removed the facia trim to then gain access to the motor ..

In his case he had issues with the guide block rivets that broke loose inside the H rack
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Old 08-17-2022, 07:57 AM   #26
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These images from an OP in a group I belong to show the riveted guide block that broke loose on his Schwintek slide .. slide was stuck extended so he had no access to the motor and such to be able to disengage the motor

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